Upcoming Activities at the Stables

Easter Holidays 2018.....

*Please note that we are closed on Good Friday (30/03/18) and Easter Sunday (01/04/18)

 

Easter Show Pony Fun Day

Thursday 5th April.

Juniors (3-7 Years) 10am - 3pm

Seniors (7/8 Years +) 9:30am - 3:30pm

£50 (payment required on booking)

This new Pony Day is a little different from our normal pony days - rather than learning the maintenance and care side of horses you will learn all about shows and show preparation. There may be competitions such as fancy dress, best turned out and best plaited, In hand, lots of grooming sessions, bathing sessions and much more as well as fun riding such as a gymkhana or obstacle course. Rosettes awarded to all! Snacks, drinks and lunch are included.

 

Easter Junior Pony Day

Thursday 12th April - 10am – 3pm.

£50 (payment required on booking)

A fun filled day of pony activities with lots of hands of on pony care sessions, fun Easter egg hunt and Easter themed gymkhana riding session. Perfect for children aged 3 – 7 years, children can be left in the care of our fantastic team for the day of fun which will also include all snacks, drinks and lunch.

Typical activities may include:

  • Mucking out with our mini forks and brooms, specially designed for little hands.
  • Learning about feeding, haying and watering the ponies.
  • Learning how to safely and correctly groom the ponies.
  • Fancy dress and plaiting sessions with our fabulous Shetland pony sisters, Pixie and Dixie.
  • Games and quizzes.
  • Learning about the ponies tack, rugs, boots and bandages.

 

Easter Senior Pony Day

Thursday 12th April - 9.30am – 3.30pm.

£50 (payment required on booking)

A fantastic day filled with pony activities and learning, lots of hands of on pony care sessions, fun Easter egg hunt and Easter themed gymkhana riding session. Perfect for children aged 8 years and up, children can be left in the care of our fantastic team for the day of fun which will also include all snacks, drinks and lunch.
 
Typical activities may include:
  • Learning how to correctly muck out and all about feeding, haying and watering the ponies.
  • Learning how to safely and correctly groom the ponies, and all about the different kinds of brushes.
  • Learning all about the ponies day and how to tack up.
  • How to put rugs, boots and bandages on and what they are used for.
  • Fancy dress and plaiting sessions with our fabulous Shetland pony sisters, Pixie and Dixie.
  • Field management, including poo picking, turning ponies and bringing them in from the field safely.
  • Games and quizzes.
 

Novice Jump Clinic

Wednesday 4th April - 10am-11am.

£30 (payment required on booking)

This Novice jump clinic is a fantastic way for children to further their knowledge of the basics of jumping. We limit the clinic to only 5 or 6 children so there is plenty of individual focus within the session. Children must be able to confidently walk, trot, canter and have done some jumping within lessons or other jump clinics and be confident within this. The session will include a warm up which may consist of some pole work, position work, canter work and possible work on striding. Riders will then begin practicing their technique over some small jumps and may practice over a small course or grid of jumps. All riders will receive a Rosette on completion of the jump clinic.

 

Teddy Bears Picnic

Wednesday 4th & 11th April - 12pm-1.30pm.

£30 (payment required on booking)

Aimed at our younger riders the teddy bears picnic is great fun, consisting of riders taking their favourite teddy bear with them on a lovely hack through the Hartwell fields, playing games on horseback and having lunch after. Pack lunch is included so children just need to bring a teddy bear along. Suitable for children with little or no experience.

 

Learn To Jump Clinic

Wednesday 11th April - 10am-11am.

£30 (payment required on booking)

This learn to jump clinic is a fantastic way for children to learn the basics of jumping. We limit the clinic to only 5 or 6 children so there is plenty of individual focus within the session. Children must be able to confidently walk and trot off lead rein, and either be able to or be learning to canter. If children have completed previous Learn to Jump Clinics or done some jumping in lessons this session will be a great way to further their jumping experience and build confidence. The session will include a warm up which may consist of some pole work, position work and possible canter work depending on ability before beginning to learn to ride over some small fences and possibly around a small course or grid of jumps. All riders will receive a Rosette on completion of the jump clinic.

 

Novice Jump Clinic

Wednesday 4th April - 10am-11am.

£30 (payment required on booking)

This Novice jump clinic is a fantastic way for children to further their knowledge of the basics of jumping. We limit the clinic to only 5 or 6 children so there is plenty of individual focus within the session. Children must be able to confidently walk, trot, canter and have done some jumping within lessons or other jump clinics and be confident within this. The session will include a warm up which may consist of some pole work, position work, canter work and possible work on striding. Riders will then begin practicing their technique over some small jumps and may practice over a small course or grid of jumps. All riders will receive a Rosette on completion of the jump clinic.